Awards

Awards

Best Poster Awards

Best Poster Awards will be presented to top-evaluated poster presentations in three categories each.
Instrumentations and Solution Tools
Physical Applications
Bio-Medical Applications
Selection will be made based on voting by the participants. Ballot paper will be given to all the participants at the registration. Each winner will receive 100,000 JPY and a Certificate. Award ceremony will be carried out during the conference banquet.
The Best Poster Awards are supported by Specialized Imaging Limited.

Award winners

  • Instrumentations and Solution Tools
    Shaorong Chen, Jun Zhang, Hui Jia, Qinglin Zhai, Xishun Liu, Dawei Lu, Tao Wang, Jinshou Tian, Yuman Fang, Kai He
    “Theoretical research on dynamic range and sensitivity of all optical solid-state ultrafast imaging sensor”
  • Physical Applications
    S. R. Nagel, H.Chen, T. J. Hilsabeck, P.M. Bell, D.K. Bradley, A.K.L. Dymoke- Bradshaw, J.D. Hares, A.U. Hazi, S.M. Kerr, J.D. Kilkenny, E.V. Marley, J. Park, G.J. Williams
    “Ultra-high speed imaging of K-alpha emission from short-pulse laser-plasma interactions using DIXI (dilation x-ray imager) “
  • Bio-Medical Applications
    T. Baba, K. Ikezaki, H. Sekiguchi, T. Kubo, Y. C. Sasaki
    “X-ray imaging of single protein's motion with Ultra-high speed and accuracy”


Slow Motion Video Awards 

Slow Motion Video Awards are open to everyone. The duration of each clip should be 7 to 60 seconds. Submissions from scientists to school kids and homemakers are all welcome.
Excellent Slow Motion Video Award
Scientific Slow Motion Video Award
Artistic Slow Motion Video Award
Entertaining Slow Motion Video Award

Four distinguished scientists, with expertise ranging from sport to art, will evaluate the entries. The award for the Excellent Slow Motion Video will be 200,000 JPY, and for the other three categories 50,000 JPY. Plaques and certificates will also be presented during the conference banquet.
The Slow Motion Video Awards are supported by Photron Limited.
Please see the web page for more details The Slow Motion Video Awards:
http://slowmova.photron.co.jp/  (in Japanese)     (in English)

Award winners

  • Excellent Video Award
    Phred Peterson
    “Supersonic soda jet”
  • Scientific Video Award
    Chihiro Inoue
    “Senko-hanabi as Dancing Drops”
  • Artistic Video Award
    Harald Kleine
    “Shock Wave Kaleidoscope”
  • Entertaining Video Award
    Kentaro Takesute
    “Candle Experiment”


nac High-Speed Imaging Award 


The nac Award is supported by nac Image Technology Inc.

Award winners

Rihito Kuroda and Shigetoshi Sugawa
for their development of an Ultra High Speed CMOS Image Sensor with improved light sensitivity that is capable of capturing 20 million frames per second with a significant reduction in power consumption. This sensor is now commercially employed in the Shimadzu Hyper Vision HPV-X2 camera.